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image for Exhibition item typeNational Cold War Exhibition at Royal Air Force Museum

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Exhibition, free entry


RAF Bristol 188 located in one of the hangers

RAF Bristol 188 located in one of the hangers


Karen Crick

01902 376200


TF11 8UP

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The National Cold War Exhibition is the first major and permanent exhibition to focus solely on the Cold War story. Revealing tensions that tormented the great super powers as well as the people of the world for a large part of the 20th century. See Britain's three V-bombers: Vulcan, Victor and Valiant and other aircraft suspended in flying attibudes. Audio visual displays and teractive kiosks tell the story in a fund and innovative way. For further information, visit the National Cold War Exhibition website at:

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Welcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

Opening details

Open 10.00am - 6.00pm. Last entry 5.00pm. Closed 24-26 December, 1st,


Free entry

excluding some special events




    See location of Royal Air Force Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SJ 786052  Lat: 52.64448 Long: -2.31685

    Cosford is centrally located with good motorway access from the M6 southbound (Junction 12) via the A5, one mile from junction 3 on the M54 for northbound travellers.

    On A41, less than 1 mile from junction 3 on the M54
    From the south leave M6 at junction 10a
    From the north leave M6 at junction 12 and follow A5 west

    Car parking costs - £2.50 for up to 3 hours or £3.50 for up to 8 hours

    By Rail
    Cosford is located on the Central Trains Birmingham to Shrewsbury line (via Wolverhampton) then half a mile walk. Please check timetable before visiting.

    By Bus
    The 892 bus service from Wolverhampton to Wellington runs along the A41. The nearest stop is the Cosford Garage, approximately a 1 mile walk to the Museum gates.

    By Cycle
    The Museum is conveniently located along National Cycle Route 81 which runs from Wellington to Albrighton. Cycle racks are situated next to the Museum Visitor Centre.

    By Air
    Clients can also fly into the Cosford site by prior arrangement with Air Traffic Control. Please call us first for details.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 0 km from Cosford station


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Welcome HostWelcome Host
    • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
    • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
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